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#41 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.62
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          FROM THE DISNEY VAULT:
          THE "STAR WARS" HOLIDAY SPECIAL


        The Muppets in Star Wars Episode III


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#42 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.92
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/george-lucass-jedi-estate-planning-2012-11-01?link=MW_home_latest_news


A nice piece regarding the timing of the sale.




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#43 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.70
This is fantastic.

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#44 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.54
http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/star-wars-returns-rumor-roundup-221654367.html

(clips from the article)

We can safely assume that the films will be original stories and not adaptations of "Star Wars" novels, comics, or games. This is kind of a bummer. The Admiral Thrawn book trilogy by Timothy Zahn is highly regarded and would make a compelling series of films. However, according to E! Online, the new films will be based on original treatments written by George Lucas.

The Wrap spoke with Dale Pollock, author of the Lucas biography, "Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas." The author, who interviewed the director at least 80 times for his book, says that while he was doing research in the 1990s, he was allowed to read the outlines to the 12 (yes, 12!) stories.

"It was originally a 12-part saga," Pollock said. "The three most exciting stories were 7, 8, and 9. They had propulsive action, really interesting new worlds, new characters. I remember thinking, 'I want to see these three movies.'" He did say that the three films feature Luke Skywalker in his 30s and 40s. No other details were given due to a confidentiality agreement Pollock signed.

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Disney may do an "'Avengers'-style universe with not only Lucas' planned final trio of films but offshoot movies focusing on individual characters." While there is no official confirmation, the idea makes sense. The "Star Wars" universe is ripe for interesting characters and Disney will want to get its $4 billion worth.

Entertainment Weekly sat down with Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy. Hamill revealed that he and Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) had lunch with George Lucas in August. Lucas told them that he was planning to make another trilogy. "When he said, 'We decided we're going to do episodes VII, VIII, and IX,' I was just gobsmacked," Hamill said. Still, he had no idea the director was planning to sell his company. "Oh my gosh, what a shock that was," Hamill said.

The films, whatever they end up focusing on, will be executive produced not by Lucas but by his successor, Kathleen Kennedy. She will work with Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn to produce the films and build the brand. Horn is highly regarded. He previously worked at Warner Bros., where he helped to oversee the "Harry Potter" films. Clearly, the guy knows his way around valuable franchises.







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#45 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.38
Silly question: I haven't seen anything about this, but does Disney now own Indiana Jones and Willow? Both are also Lucasfilm properties, I assume, and That would be pretty cool to get a Willow sequel finally.



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#46 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.45
    Originally posted by Cerebus
    Silly question: I haven't seen anything about this, but does Disney now own Indiana Jones and Willow? Both are also Lucasfilm properties, I assume, and That would be pretty cool to get a Willow sequel finally.


From what I understand, yes. They also have ILM which to me is huge. There is a Willow sequel in book form, but it is considered to be awful. I would think if they want to rope Ford into Star Wars, they will dangle the Indy 5 carrot.



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#47 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.46
On the topic of other Lucas properties now in the hands of Disney, I think we're overdue for a Monkey Island animated film. Make it happen!
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#48 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.35
Disney can now make all the Red Tails sequels, TV series, cartoons and theme park rides it wants, you guys!



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#49 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.55
I suspect, more importantly, they own both the Marvel and Lucasfilm interests in Howard the Duck.




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